2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
MSc Polymers, Colorants and Fine Chemicals
|Programme code:||MSC-COLO/PCF||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Dr Natalia Sergeeva||Contact address:||N.Sergeeva@leeds.ac.uk|
Total credits: 180
A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or a related subject. A range of international equivalent qualifications is accepted.
English language requirements:
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in all components. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
The programme will meet the needs of the polymer, colorant and fine chemical industries by producing graduates with advanced knowledge and research skills in colour science and in the theory, application and analysis of polymers, fine chemicals and colorants. The programme will generate well-trained, enthusiastic post-graduates having a breadth of practical and academic skills in this subject area at an advanced level.
Graduates will be able to plan experimentation and processes, be skilled in colour application, in synthesis, characterisation and evaluation aspects, and in communication. These skills will be supported by relevant up-to-date knowledge and critical understanding of the polymer, colorant and fine chemical industries and the current and potential future issues that these industries have to tackle.
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Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
|CHEM5500M||Extended Laboratory Project for Chemistry-based MSc courses||90 credits||1 Oct to 30 Sep|
|COLO5162M||Advanced Colour Science||15 credits||Semester 1|
|COLO5180M||Synthesis and Application of Polymers||15 credits||Semester 1|
|COLO5244M||Colour Application Technology||30 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|COLO5371M||Practical Skills and Instrumental Analysis||20 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|CHEM5622M||Advanced Topics in Chemistry (10 Credits)||10 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|FOOD5016M||Physical Aspects of Food||10 credits||Semester 1|
|FOOD5115M||Colloid and Dairy Science||10 credits||Semester 2|
|FOOD5481M||Food Quality Assurance and Control||10 credits||Semester 2|
Candidates will need a minimum of 150 credits for award, with 135 being at the higher level 5M.
Last updated: 30/04/2019
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